On Wednesday, March 29th, 2023, BroSis began their partnership with The Metropolitan Opera to host a series of workshops for BroSis’ youth members by offering them a first look at their highly anticipated production, Champion which runs from April 10th to May 13th. The first workshop took place at BroSis’ building located at 512 West 143rd Street in West Harlem and began promptly at 5 pm.
Jason Warwin, Co-founder, and Associate Director of BroSis began the program by stating how bringing a different form of culture to our community has become an integral part of BroSis and today’s program marks the first time we introduce our members to opera through our partnership with The Metropolitan Opera. Three Black men with pivotal roles in the production of Champion came to give youth members behind-the-scenes access to were introduced. Terence Blanchard premieres his knock- out operatic retelling of the dramatic story of boxer Emile Griffith.